Four Little Mice

Buy the illustrated paperback on Amazon ($12.99) | YouTube ⓒ Copyright, written & illustrated by Jesse Steele (2019) Four little mice lived together, somewhere upstairs in the big, big city—a blue mouse, a green mouse, a pink mouse, and a yellow mouse. The yellow mouse talked too much. The pink mouse didn't talk enough. The green mouse d…

Graded Book Reading List

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